It’s Finally Looking Like Winter Out There – Here’s What You Can Do To Protect Yourself
Well, we couldn’t avoid the winter weather forever, and after an unusually warm and balmy December, the snow and significant cold has finally hit our area with a vengeance.
An estimated 1 MILLION snow-related injuries occur each winter in the US alone, and if that’s not enough to have you slowing down and moving mindfully in these restful months, I don’t know what is!
What Can We Do To Protect Ourselves?
With snow falling steadily and more soon to come, we thought this week would be an excellent time to take a look at some helpful tips for shoveling especially – a real tough one for those of us with low back pain!
While it’s true shoveling is one of the most common causes of back pain and injury in the winter months, there is still a lot you can do to protect yourself, and set yourself up for success so when the next big snow dump comes, you’re prepared.
Hear What Our Expert Has To Say
Dr. Kayla sees patients every single day in clinic who are recovering from or seeking to avoid winter related injuries, and she made this special video to help you tackle that fresh powder without strain, stress, or slowdown.